Singapore has built skywards and taken back land from the sea to accommodate its booming population. But as the city-state runs out of options for future growth, it's looking underground to build infrastructure, offices, and even public spaces.
Sep 26, 2013 The New York Times
Build more lanes, improve operations, let cars do the driving: Are these the best ways to reduce traffic congestion? Richard Mudge thinks a more effective route may be to offer financial incentives to keep people off the roads.
Sep 23, 2013 Eno Brief Newsletter
Asia's mega-malls have been booming for over a decade, many built atop former park space, and now are suffering from high vacancy rates and low consumer spending.
Sep 3, 2013 Quartz
Armed with lessons learned from Singapore’s successful urbanization experience, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) has published a new report that identifies ten principles for creating liveable high density cities.
Jan 25, 2013 ULI
Across the strait from Singapore, Iskandar Malaysia is being planned as the world’s next eco mega-city. Its architects and developers hope it will offer an alternative to Asia's polluted cities and a glimpse of the future of urban living.
Nov 10, 2012 The Guardian
Smoking is physically harmful to smokers and non-smokers alike, but what about its impact on public space? Nate Berg reports on a new paper in Urban Studies based on interviews in Singapore -- where smoking has been regulated since 1970.
Oct 2, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Bill Hooper looks at the global effort to reinvent the airport as a place where people will actually <em>want</em> to spend time.
Aug 20, 2012 Fast Company Co.Exist
Singapore de-channelizes an urban river as part of a plan to preserve more of its rainwater, creating a park in the process.
Jul 27, 2012 THE DIRT
Singapore has a robust public housing program, which comes from the government operating 80% of the housing stock. Neal Peirce spells out how the system works.
Jul 4, 2012 The Citistates Group
Noah Kazis describes the explosive success of transit systems in London, Stockholm, and Singapore, and suggests that charging motorists for road use is the secret ingredient that keeps ridership high and public support strong.
May 3, 2012 Streetsblog